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in connection with that. it comes at the request of the u.s. that placed them on a watch list. leon panetta said there is a connection between the two and the attack but hasn't given any specifics. as questions mount over security at that consulate state department e-mails to cnn show a request for a plane from a different embassy in tripoli. jill dougherty has more. >> randi, this was an investigation from what's called a security support team. now, those are special forces, they are deployed all over the world in hot spots, very dangerous areas to protect u.s. diplomats. in this case, they were deployed at the u.s. embassy in tripoli, libya. now, they were asking the state department to continue to use a dc-3 plane. they say they wanted it to transport their personnel around the country and also for diplomatic business, but the state department turned them down. and the state department says by that time there were commercial flights available. so, there was no need to have this plane and there was no need, by the way, they are saying, to spend money on that plane, which is a factor. they also
into serbia. the shells landed very close to a border town. leon panetta described his concern about this recent development. 100 people have been killed in the violence across syria today. >>> the second round of debates gets under way this week, but it won't be the men on the top of the tickets, it's the vice presidential candidates on the stage this thursday. cnn's political editor paul steinhauser is here with each side's strategy. >> hey, fred. foreign policies in the campaign spotlight tomorrow when mitt romney gives what his team is billing as a big speech at the virginia military institute which happens to be in a crucial battleground state. we may hear romney criticize the president over last month's killing of the u.s. ambassador to libya. >> we face a time when there is item u tumult in the middle east and other parts of america and people are asking, where is the president? president obama is in another crucial swing state, ohio. both candidates will profile seizure gats this week. former president clinton teams up with mr. obama at a fundraiser tonight in california. two
of the charges date back into the '90s. >>> and defense secretary leon panetta expressing his disappointment with karzai. karzai wants the u.s. to send weapons and planes to the air force, but leon panetta told them karzai should not be complaining. >> we have lost over 2,000 u.s. men and women. we have lost forces there, and the afghans have lost a large number of their forces in battle. those lives were lost fighting the right enemy, not the wrong enemy. and i think it would be helpful if the president every once in a while expressed his thanks for the sacrifices that have been made by those who have fought and died for afghanistan. rather than criticizing them. >> let's talk a little politics now, you can score one for the obama campaign in ohio. at least every ohio voter can now vote the weekend before the election. the federal judge sided with president obama's campaign and overturned a restriction on early voting that the state republicans had put in place. it would have limited the weekend voting to u.s. military families and people living overseas. >>> and a cap on what many are call
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secretary leon panetta says a thank you instead of criticism would be welcome for afghan president hamid karzai for the sacrifices american troops have made. his remark followed karzai's accusation that the u.s. isn't doing enough to fight terror in neighboring pakistan. relations between the u.s. and afghanistan have steadily been eroding in recent months. >>> other stories making headlines around the world now. first at the vet can where pope benedict's former butler was just sentenced to 18 months in prison for leaking confidential papers. paulo gabriel was convicted this morning of left. the book, based on his leaked papers, revealed possible corruption in the catholic church hierarchy. gabriel told the court he leaked the papers out of love for the church and didn't field like a thief. >>> and in india american football is the new sport hoping to gain pop logan airport. the new league is made of teams from india, pakistan and sri lanka. they have names like the delhi defenders. some former nfl stars like mike ditka are backing the project, and many coaches are actually americans. >>
leon panetta, and donald rumsfeld, because you say you were raped and infected with hiv. and tell me if you can briefly what happened that night. >> those details are very personal to me. and i had -- >> i mean, where were you? >> basically i went over to have a beer with a buddy that was introduced to me through mutual friends. and unfortunately this person had an ulterior motive, and it led to some really awful consequences. >> and you say that the military has betrayed you. as a result of this. how so? >> well, for over nearly two years they ignored repeated pleas that i made to bring attention to this soldier who was actively and purposefully and intentionally infecting people in the community with hiv. >> and you, yourself, were infected, correct? >> yes, unfortunately, it is a very -- yeah. >> i am sorry to hear that. why didn't you report it right away after it happened? >> well, i did report it to, to the local police department actually. >> and did you report it to the military or higher up? >> i reported it. i told the public health services that the military has there on f
, thank you. >>> defense secretary leon panetta expressing his frustration with the leader of afghanistan after hamid karzai said the u.s. isn't doing enough to fight terrorism in afghanistan. panetta told reporters karzai shouldn't be complaining. >> we lost over 2,000 u.s. men and women. and the afghans have lost a large number of their forces in battle. those lives were lost fighting the right enemy, not the wrong enemy, and i think it would be helpful if the president every once in awhile expressed his thanks for the sacrifices that have been made by those who have fought and died for afghanistan, rather than criticizing them. >> from foreign affairs to domestic affairs. an upbeat jobs report is getting wildly different reactions. the unemployment rate fell below 8% for the first time since january of 2009. according to new numbers out yesterday, september's unemployment rate dipped to 7.8%, about 114,000 new jobs were added. president obama says the nation is moving forward, but there are still too many people out of work. mitt romney says the unemployment rate dropped mainly because
of them did. leon panetta actually took my face in his hands like this and he said trust me. i will tell you what happened. and so far, he's told me nothing. nothing at all. and i want to know. >> it is important for you to know all of the details no matter how horrible or tough they are to hear. >> exactly. i said if it is such a secret thing fine, take me in another room and whisper in my ear and fine we'll go from there. at first i was so proud because they were treating me so nice. i cried on obama's shoulder. and then he kind of looked off into the distance. so, that was worthless to me. i want to know for god's sakes. or for ala's sake or for who ever's sake is there. >> you deserve answers. >> i think so. i believe i do. i believe it. it is my son. i had him -- i told obama personally, i said look i had him for his first 17 years and then he went into the service and then you got him. and -- i won't say it the way i said it. but i said you screwed up you didn't do a good job i lost my son. and they said we'll get back to you. i promise, i promise you. i will get back to you. >> so
of the u.s. leon panetta says there is a connection between the two and the attack, but no specifics just yet. that attack killed four americans, inclouding ambassador chris stevens. >>> thousands gathering in the streets of jordan after king abdullah ii dissolved parliament and calling for new elections. the kipg has too much power but an analyst says any change to the current system could weaken support among his base. >>> now, to syria where two major stories are developing. first, turkish soldiers responded with counterfire today when a shell from syria landed near a village. remember earlier this week five people were killed in turkey when a shell crossed the border from syria. this is the fourth day the two countries have exchanged fire. a youtube video shows rebel officers holding 48 people hostage. their lives clearly in danger. joining us now is nick payton walsh who is following this story from beirut, lebanon. nick, good morning. let's start with the story in turkey. what is being done to stop the conflict and prevent more shelling? >> well, this is actually what is so worrying
current and former members of the military, like leon panetta and donald rumsfeld. you say that you and your partner were raped by your staff sergeant and infected with hiv. tell me briefly if you can what happened that night. >> those details are very personal to me, and -- i mea-- >> i mean, where were you? >> basically i went to have a beer with a buddy that was introduced to me through mutual friends. unfortunately, this person had an ulterior motive and it led to some really awful consequences. >> and you say the military has betrayed you as a result of this. how so? >> well, for over nearly two years, they ignored repeated pleas that i made to bring attention to the soldier who was actively and purposefully and intentionally infecting people in the community with hiv. >> and you yourself were infected, correct? >> yes, unfortunately, it's very -- yeah. >> i'm sorry to hear that. why didn't you, though, report it right away after it happened? >> well, i did report it to the local police department, actually. >> and did you report it to the military or a higher up? >> i reported
will be sentenced next week. >>> and leon panetta is not happy with the president of afghanistan, karzai says the u.s. is not doing enough to fight in pakistan, and wants the u.s. to send planes. leon panetta said that karzai should not be complaining. >> we have lost over 2,000 u.s. men and women. also lost forces there, and the afghans have lost a large number of their forces in battle. those lives were lost fighting the right enemy, not the wrong enemy. and i think it would be helpful if the president every once in a while expressed his thanks for the sacrifices that have been made by those who have fought and died for afghanistan. rather than criticizing them. >> and we'll have to see if leon panetta gets the response he is looking for from president karzai of afghanistan. so with the exception of maybe winning the election in november, september could turn out to be barack obama's best month. that is because his campaign is reporting it raised 181 million last month, that is a new report. that, plus the jobs report showing unemployment now below 8%. had the president all smiles as he rallied s
, retaliating for strikes from syria. leon panetta says the war could become something much worse. >> the fact that there are now exchanges of fire between these two countries raises additional concerns that this conflict could broaden. >>> gas prices in california jumped again overnight, drivers now paying an average of $4.61 a gallon with some parts of the state seeing closer to six bucks. experts are blaming it to a series of problems with refineries coupled with low supply. >>> here's what's we're working on tonight. tv anchor fights back. >> i am much more than a number on a scale. >> going off on a viewer who called her fat. and a bad example to young girls. is he right? celebrities, local and beyond, even politicians. are they obligated to be attractive and healthy role models? plus-size model emmy has a lot to say about that, live. >>> fat america. our addiction to food rivals drugs. more than one-third of all adults are obese. an addiction doctor says it's high time for tough love. >>> the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since i took office. >> that's the good news. h
. all of them did. leon panetta actually took -- my face in his hands like this, and he says trust me. i will tell you what happened. and so far, he has told me nothing. nothing at all. and -- i want to know. >> it is important for you to know all the details, no matter how horrible or how tough they are to hear? >> exactly, i told them if it is such a secret thing, fine, take me in another room, whisper in my ear what happened so i'll know, and then we'll go from there. but no, they treat me like -- at first, i was so proud because they were treating me so nice when i went to that reception. they all came up to me and talked to me and everything. i cried on obama's shoulder. and then he kind of looked off into the distance. so that was worthless, to me. i want to know, for god sakes. or for allah's sake, or for whoever's sake is there. >> you deserve answers? >> i think so i believe i do. i believe it. it is my son. i had him for the -- i told obama personally, i said look, i had him for his first 17 years. and then he went into the service. then you got him. and -- i wouldn't say it th
, defense secretary leon panetta warns the u.s. is in a pre-9/11 moment and must beef up its cyber defenses. panetta noted a significant spike in cyber attacks and says the defense department is aggressively working on its defensive and offensive responses. >>> after claims of suffering a slow death because he is too tall for his small cell, conrad murray has been moved to a bigger cell. the doctor convicted in the death of michael jackson is now in a cell measuring 8 feet by 10 feet, but his lawyers say it's not a good thing. the old cell had open bars and he could rest his legs on when he stretched. the new one has a solid door. >> a minnesota woman has filed what's believed to be the first lawsuit in the current meningitis outbreak. the woman claims she was injected from the pharmacy. there were 170 cases of fungal meningitis linked to those steroid injection and 14 people have died. >>> during the vice presidential debate joe biden, paul ryan took turns pitching medicare proposals while trying to -- the plans and explains what the two sides are really offering. >> hi, don. there's just
about ameri ber security. leon panetta spoke to business leaders in new york. told them some recent large scale hacking incidents show power grids and transportation systems are vulnerable to electronic attack. panetta wants congress to urgently pass cyber security legislation. the nobel peace prize this year goes to the european union. the 27-nation was honored for its work promoting democracynd reconciliation since world war ii. the committee also praised it econ5zj cs.and this is amazing. a spectacular sight in los angeles today. the space shuttle endeavour is rolling through the streets headed to its final resting place, the california science center. the 12-mile trip will take two days, and crdsre lining the route to get a glimpse of the shuttle before it goes on display october 30th. and now we return you to our encore showing of last night's vice presidential debate. >> i would like to move on to afghanistan, and that's one of the biggest expenditures this country has made. in dollars and more importantly, in lives. we just pas sad milestone ofosing 2,00 u.s. troops there in
. the president is on record as opposing those. secretary panetta is on record opposing those. no one wants those to happen. so that is not the plan of this president in any shape or form. what is the plan of this president is a plan that he devised with the full participation and support of the joint chiefs of staff and the combatant commanders, and it lays out a four-year defense plan that keeps our military, the best in the world, and keeps faith with the troops and their families. >> all right. we're going to have to leave it there, and obviously we'll be paying very close attention to the debate with these two regarding foreign policy. that will be the third and final debate between the two. thank you very much. appreciate it. >>> he faced his strongest challenge yet, and he won, but despite his victory, hugo chavez still has obstacles to overcome. we'll take a look at the path forward for the venezuelan president as well as his country. ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. why they're always there to talk
individuals arrested in turkey that defense secretary panetta said the u.s. is looking with interest and possible connection with these attacks. so no real hard suspects yet. clearly there is going to be a lot more investigating and a lot more piecing of this together. i thought one other thing, brooke, i felt what was really interesting is one of the women at the state department, charlene lamb, who was a security official who was the one that made -- denied these requests, i think there is going to be real accountability today over what happened. the buck really stopped with this woman. these didn't go up to the chain of command. and i think that's one of the things that this review board will be looking at. >> okay. elise labott for us. elise, we'll keep watching the hearings today, still on the hill. elise, thank you. >>> as polls tighten and now move toward mitt romney, did the republican just move toward the middle on the controversial issue of abortion? i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >> this is, i think, paul's first debate. i may be wrong. he may have done something in
and the loss of life. an attack that would paralyze and shock the nation. >> alarming words. panetta is pushing for new legislation that would require tougher cyber protection standards for power plants and rail lines. >>> jessica ridgeway vanished one week ago on her way to school in colorado. jessica's backpack was found not far from her home. and a body was found in the area on wednesday. police have not yet made an identification. >>> up close and personal, you are looking live at the shuttle "endeavour" on the ground in los angeles. it's making its way through the streets of l.a. on its way to the science center. a lot of people get iting a loo at the massive ship, moving along at a massive 2 miles per hour. 46 hours ending tomorrow night. people in l.a. are used to strange things so maybe a space shuttle driving down the street isn't so weird after all, soledad. >> that's amazing. great, great shot. thank you for the update. >>> still ahead on "starting point" gaining international support. also gaining some enemies, too, over her fight for women's rights. we'll bring you the very latest
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